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C.B. Dollaway No Longer In UFC, Fighting For RIZIN Title

C.B. Dollaway was recently suspended for two years by USADA and was subsequently released by the UFC. Now, he has his next fight booked as he will be taking on Jiri Prochazka for the RIZIN light heavyweight title on Dec. 31 at RIZIN 20, the promotion announced. https://twitter.com/rizin_PR/status/1202092825808134145?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1202092825808134145&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fmmajunkie.usatoday.com%2F2019%2F12%2Fcb-dollaway-leaves-ufc-takes-on-jiri-prochazka-for-rizin-title Although Dollaway is...

UFC Made Huge Mistake Letting Go Of Kyoji Horiguchi

On early Sunday morning in Fukuoka, Japan, flyweight sensation Kyoji Horiguchi picked up yet another dominant win, this time brutally knocking out former UFC fighter Ian McCall in just nine seconds in the main event of RIZIN 10. Horiguchi has now won nine-straight fights since losing to UFC flyweight...

Video: Rizin FF Grand Prix Weigh-In Results: Cro Cop vs. King Mo

Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovińá vs Muhammed Lawal #rizinff pic.twitter.com/6UAMsd58iW— Zombie Prophet (@ZPGIFs) December 28, 2016 This weekend, the official weigh-ins for the event featuring the latest round of the Rizin FF Open Weight Grand Prix tournament took place. Headlined by Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic vs. Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal in...

Gabi Garcia Has New Opponent For Rizin New Year’s Show

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gz5v2Afwp0s Gabrielle Garcia's fight against 52 year old Shinobu Kandori, a Japanese politician and former pro-wrestler, is off. That hasn't, however, changed the controversial nature of the bout. The hulking Garcia will now face 49 year old Yumiko Hotta at the New Year's Eve show hosted at the Saitama Super...

RIZIN 2016 World Grand Prix Results From Japan: CroCop, Gracie & More

At the RIZIN FF event in Japan this weekend, Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic, Kron Gracie, Kazuyuki Fujita and others were in action. CroCop would defeat Hyun Man Myung via submission in a Grand Prix tourney bout, while Kaito Hoovelson defeated Kazuyuki Fujita in another Grand Prix bout. Below are quick-match results...

CroCop, Silva Announced For Rizin Open Weight Grand Prix, Rampage A Possibility?

Former PRIDE and UFC mega-stars Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic and Wanderlei Silva will be making their MMA returns in exciting fashion, as both have been officially announced for the upcoming Rizin FF Open Weight Grand Prix tournament. Nobuyuki Sakakibara, the former president of PRIDE, announced the two MMA legends and...

Daron Cruickshank Inks Deal With RIZIN FF, To Appear On April Event

Former UFC fighter Daron Cruickshank has signed with Japanese-based RIZIN FF and will debut on the upcoming April card. Cruickshank is set to face Shinji Sasaki in a bout at lightweight on April 17 from Nagoya, Japan. He was released by the UFC earlier this year. The promotion also confirmed several...

Video: Gabi Garcia KOs Former TNA Knockout Lei’D Tapa At Rizin FF Day 2

https://youtu.be/vmDPdEd3n8M In addition to Fedor Emelianenko's MMA comeback, the Rizin FF Day 2 event also featured an intriguing women's battle between the outright scary Gabi Garcia, and former female TNA Wrestling performer Lei'D Tapa. Unfortunately for the former TNA Knockout, however, it was Garcia who walked away with the KO. Featured...

Fedor Emelianenko Claims Rizin FF Will Drug Test Fighters

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6fm2JCrlMo With mixed martial arts promotions outside of the United States and Canada, there's always a question of whether or not the fighters will be drug tested. That goes doubly for Japanese promotions given Pride Fighting Championship's.history of telling fighters they won't be tested for steroids. With the new Rizin...

Bob Sapp vs. Akebono II Announced For Debut Rizin MMA Event In Japan

Following their first fight over a decade ago on a New Year's Eve show in Japan, Rizin FF announced that Bob Sapp vs. Akebono will be taking place on their inaugural event next month. The first time Sapp and Akebono met in the ring, it was a clear-cut ratings winner...

Fedor Emelianenko Still Without An Opponent As T.K. Fights James Thompson At Rizin FF

Well, we thought we knew who Fedor Emelianenko's opponent would be in his MMA fighting return in Japan on New Year's Eve. Now, we're back to square one. Initially, it was reported that Fedor's return to active competition at the Rizin FF event at the Saitama Super Arena would be...